The average worker is interrupted 7 times an hour and distracted up to 2.1 hours a day. Psychologist Sharon Melnick offers strategies to limit interruptions, calm yourself down, sleep through the night and stay cool under fire. Are you feeling stressed at work? What works for you?
I certainly don't miss this I can tell you! I am a WAHM to four beautiful kids, and I successful run two very profitable companies. One service based, one internet based. The only people who interrupt me these days are my kids! :) Very well written article. Thanks for sharing x
With cloud, mobile, social and big data advances all happening at once and at lightning speed, how will shifts in technology impact the way businesses are run? According to Ginni Rometty, the first female CEO of IBM, it will change everything. Are you ready?
Avon, the world’s largest door-to-door seller and fifth-largest beauty company, has been struggling to keep up with the times. New CEO Sheri McCoy plans to turn it around by cutting 1500 jobs, pulling out of under-performing markets like South Korea and Vietnam, and embracing social media. Will she be able to save the iconic company? Do you ever use the brands?
As one of my first acts as the new editor of the Strategy and Careers sections of Business Insider, I went about figuring out and distilling the nine things everyone should do the first week on a job. (Hint: Figure out the coffee situation.)
Ilene Gordon never did anything simply because she was expected to. In junior high, she lobbied the principal to take shop class vs. home ec. In high school, she was the only girl to take physics, and she attended MIT when the ratio was 10:1 women. Now she's one of just 21 women leading a Fortune 500 company. She talked to us about how she got here and her outlook on 'having it all.'
By 2020, millennials will be nearly half of the U.S. workforce. But what inspires them? From unlimited vacation time to a culture of community service, here are a few ways to get the most out of them. What do you think works best?
Despite the 50-year anniversary of the Equal Pay Act this year, women continue to earn less than men across most job functions. In fact, according to new numbers released in February, the gender wage gap widened by slightly more than a percentage point in 2012—back to levels last seen in 2005. So which are the jobs that pay women the most? I analyzed the latest numbers to find out.